Atascadero Alternative Education

Serving Atascadero Families and Children, Kindergarten through 12th Grade

Atascadero Unified School District is excited to offer a variety of options for students to pursue their academic and life goals. The goal of AUSD Alternative Education is to work with students and families to create individual learning plans that allow students to meet their full potential. Students look to Alternative Education to match their learning style, to address life and work situations, or in response to specific health needs. Please explore our options and contact us directly for more information.

Atascadero Choices in Education (A.C.E.) Academy

A.C.E. Academy Elementary Home School (K-5)

A.C.E. Academy Middle School (6-8)

A.C.E. Academy High School (9-12)

Paloma Creek High School (11-12)

Home & Hospital Instruction (K-12)

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year

Students need to apply to be accepted into Paloma Creek High School and ACE Academy's Elementary, Middle School, or High School programs. Please visit our Alternative Education Office, 10801 El Camino Real, Atascadero, or call us at 462-4350 to complete enrollment forms and learn more about our programs.

Contact Information

Principal: Chris Balogh,

Paloma Creek High School Secretary: Naomi Yamagata,

A.C.E. Academy / Home & Hospital Secretary: Diane Keohen,

Main Campus: 10801 El Camino Real, Atascadero

Home School Campus: 6500 Atascadero Avenue, Atascadero

Phone: (805) 462-4350